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Deputy Section 151 Officer

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Consultant:

    Alex Rowland

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Sellick Partnership are seeking a Deputy Section 151 Officer on behalf of a successful Public Sector organisation in Warwickshire. Reporting directly into the Head of corporate resources, this position is for an initial 3/6 months with very competitive rates on offer.

As a Deputy Section 151 Officer you will be responsible for:

  • Providing the financial lead in relation to preparing strategies, business plans and service plans including financial modelling, option appraisal and risk analysis as required
  • Establishing, reviewing and implementing the overall service and financial planning and medium term financial strategy processes, including consideration of the impact of different funding mechanisms
  • Co-ordinating the statutory year end accounts closure programme including liaison with Audit (both internal and external)
  • Co-ordinating monthly and quarterly financial and performance monitoring framework and develop performance and unit cost comparisons including quality and benchmarking frameworks
  • Provide a strategic taxation and treasury management function

The successful Deputy Section 151 Officer will:

  • Be a fully qualified CCAB Accountant
  • Have extensive Local Government experience
  • Hold extensive experience of successfully implementing change management initiatives within a large and complex organisation
  • Hold extensive knowledge of current Local Government financial policy, procedure and statutory regulations
  • Hold extensive knowledge of financial planning processes and strategies including specialist knowledge of business funding and resourcing mechanisms (e.g. treasury management policies, public / private sector funding mechanisms)
  • Hold a knowledge and understanding of overall and specialist financial issues including VAT and taxation, treasury management and schools

This is an excellent opportunity for a successful Deputy Section 151 Officer to work with a leading Local Authority during a crucial period of change. This role offers excellent rates, longevity and is a fantastic challenge.

If you feel your experience matches the above criteria and are interested in this role, please send your CV to Alex Rowland at Sellick Partnership or give me a call for a confidential chat.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.